Ev­ery­thing is com­ing up roses

Central and North Burnett Times - - VOICE OF THE BURNETT -

AC­TIV­I­TIES for the re­turn of the Biggen­den Apex Rose Fes­ti­val from Oc­to­ber 14-16 are al­most com­pleted.

On the Fri­day, Biggen­den and district school chil­dren will con­verge on the Biggen­den State School oval for nov­elty events like egg and spoon races and sack races.

On the Satur­day, ac­tiv­i­ties get un­der­way in Ed­ward and Vic­to­ria Sts with a va­ri­ety of mar­ket and food stalls. The rides and slides will be set up in the grassed area at the side of the bowls club.

Ev­ery­one is com­ing on board and en­ter­ing floats while there are a va­ri­ety of street en­ter­tain­ers’ in­clud­ing buskers keen to come.

There will be en­ter­tain­ment late into the night as well as fire­works.

A rose and flower show will be held in the QCWA Rooms. There are classes for a pot­ted flow­er­ing minia­ture rose and a rose in pot so start pre­par­ing your en­tries.

It is great to learn the Biggen­den Char­ity Cam­p­draft Com­mit­tee are plan­ning to hold their an­nual cam­p­draft on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 15.

On the Sun­day Moira Thomp­son is or­gan­is­ing a walk up MtWalsh while there are some ac­tiv­i­ties at Par­adise Dam in­clud­ing a poet’s cor­ner.

The Den op­po­site Beiers Park in Ed­ward St is the in­for­ma­tion of­fice for the fes­ti­val. Call in and get any nom­i­na­tion forms for the var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties or they can be down­loaded off the Biggen­den Apex Rose Fes­ti­val web­page at www.rose­fes­ti­val.com.au or phone 4127 7278.

Biggen­den Apex Rose Fes­ti­val com­mit­tee

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